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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
82
good

2,917 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,917
Reviews: 321
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.53%
Wants: 46
Gots: 675 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
COLOR Bright Copper / 11 SRM
ALC BY VOL/WT 6.5%ABV - 5.1%ABW
IBUs 45
YEAST STRAIN Samuel Adams Ale Yeast
MALT VARIETIES Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend, Caramel 60
HOP VARIETIES American Cascade, Simcoe®, Chinook, Centennial, and Amarillo
CAL/SERVING 198 per 12oz serving
SPECIAL INGREDIENTS N/A

(Beer added by: kylehay2004 on 06-19-2013)
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Single 355 ml bottle poured into a shaker pint glass. A deep golden color with two fingers of creamy, frothy head, off-white in color. Aroma is low key yet fresh hops, citrus (grapefruit and orange) with a whiff of tropical fruit layered over a dry biscuit and light caramel base. Maybe some orchard fruit as well, apples and peach. Palate features distinct Cascade notes, grapefruit and perhaps something slightly catty or currant-like, under-ripe papaya, lemon rind, tobacco ... There is the usual Sam Adams toasted nutty malt vibe that is perhaps a deviation from strict interpretations of this style but is not out of place here. West coast hopping but Old World malting. Mouthfeel on the light side, not particularly chewy with moderate to high carbonation. Nice oils from the hops. I must say, its a solid IPA from a large craft brewer better known for lagers (yes, craft can be large!) ... Amped down in flavor from a hops perspective compared to many but this does not have to be a derogatory statement. The key elements are all there and the brewery still managed to feature its signature strengths.

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Found in the cooler under a shelf at a local gas station. For $1.95, I'll try a can. Smells like a regular IPA; citrusy, earthy and lots of tropical fruits. Tastes: papaya right off the bat; creamy, cascade hops and heavy grapefruit at the end. Overall, pretty good but not much to review. Just a normal, out of the can IPA.

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 2,917 ratings.